Hales Gnats lead the way in Beccles and District Table Tennis League

Defending champions Hales Gnats are the new leaders of the Beccles & District League with three wins.

They beat a two-man Framingham Gull team 9-1. Although Gnats' David Flatt lost to Anthony Hewkin, he then beat Rob Pennell in five legs and Oly Howes and Gordon Howes won both their matches.

Gnats then beat Hales New Bees 7-3, James Skilleter and Gordon Howes winning all their matches. They also beat Hales Eagles 7-3. James Skilleter won all his matches, while Gordon Howes won two.

New Bees are third following an 8-2 win over Framingham Magpies. Luke Glaysher and Chris Trindall won their matches, including a five-leg win over Barry Fortune.

Steve Davies won two, but lost in five legs to Doug Cheer, who then won the doubles with Sharon Cheer.

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Magpies then beat Barnby & North Cove New Boys 9-1. Barry Fortune beat Lester Borrett in five legs and also won his two other matches.

Doug Cheer beat Peter McMorran in five legs and also won his two other matches in four legs. Alan Harper won two matches, but lost in five legs to Peter McMorran.

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Gull beat Barnby 8-2. Rob Pennell and Anthony Hewkin won all their matches, while new player Ryan Pettit beat David Ayres but lost 14-12 in the fifth leg to Peter McMorran.

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